He reported a history of tick bite and rash in 2002. The knee pain and other symptoms rapidly improved over the next two weeks. He received a short course of antibiotics at that time. After two weeks he reported that the antibiotics were causing nightmares and insomnia. Then one week later he complained of confusion and unsteadiness. Aspiration of hydroxychloroquine sulfate 200 mg Plaquenil rash skin Plaquenil and fever Plaquenil 200mg pret MATERIAL/METHODS 235 patients with a multi-symptom complex typical of chronic Lyme disease, ie fatigue, musculoskeletal pain, and neurocognitive dysfunction and with serologic reactivity against B.burgdorferi were treated with a macrolide antibiotic eg clarithromycin and hydroxychloroquine. I was then referred to a Lyme disease specialist, Dr. Donta, and he ordered a Western-blot test and brain SPECT. Before the results were in, which were overwhelmingly positive, Dr. Donta made a clinical diagnosis of Lyme disease and added Plaquenil to the Biaxin. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called quinolines. Plaquenil is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. He continued to improve rapidly once more with a cessation of neurocognitive symptoms. When I saw him initially he complained of knee pain and swelling, fatigue, generalized arthralgia (joint pain), numbness and tingling and an irregular heart beat. I diagnosed a "brain Herx." I added Plaquenil back, as well as Welchol, presumptively to remove "neurotoxins." I also reduced the dose of Amoxicillin and Minocin. Plaquenil biaxin lyme disease Hydroxychloroquine User Reviews for Lyme Disease, Arthritis at, A Personal Journey Into Lyme Disease Plaquenil lowers blood sugar Will plaquenil kill the encysted form of lyme? May 11, 2011 Lyme, lyme forms 0 comments. Dear Stephen, I am dealing with a year and a couple of months of undiagnosed lyme that was confirmed by Igenex testing and my symptoms. I was taking biaxin once a day could not manage twice a day for two months and then switched to doxycycline for two. Will plaquenil kill the encysted form of lyme? Buhner.. Plaquenil Uses, Dosage & Side Effects -. A Lyme Disease Antibiotic Guide - Treat Lyme. This is my first post. I was switched to a different anti-biotic regimen almost four weeks ago to treat chronic Lyme disease neuroborreliosis clarithromycin and hydroxychloroquine. I haven't been feeling as well since, having more fatigue, itchy skin, lightheadedness and myoclonus. I've been diagnosed with Lyme disease, Q fever, rickettsia and I've been battling this for years. I have unbearable joint pain and syncopal episodes. I am a nurse. I have to say that the best I feel is on Plaquenil and doxycycline, with steroids occasionally. I have a flare. Jul 05, 2010 This is my first post. I was switched to a different anti-biotic regimen almost four weeks ago to treat chronic Lyme disease neuroborreliosis clarithromycin and hydroxychloroquine. I haven't been feeling as well since, having more fatigue, itchy skin, lightheadedness and myoclonus.